How should providers counsel asymptomatic couples in Zika virus prevalent areas who want to conceive?

Updated: Dec 11, 2018
  • Author: Bhagyashri D Navalkele, MD, MBBS; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Asymptomatic women and men who reside in an area with active Zika virus transmission and are planning to become pregnant should discuss the risks for active Zika virus transmission with their healthcare providers, and providers should discuss their patients’ reproductive life plans in the context of potential Zika virus exposure. [26]


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